Improving the Science of Rehabilitation, Disability, and Independent Living
Membership in the DRRC is open to all non-profit organizations with an interest in disability, independent living, and rehabilitation research.
The Disability and Rehabilitation Research Coalition (DRRC) is a coalition of national non-profit organizations committed to improving the science of medical rehabilitation, disability, and independent living. The DRRC seeks to maximize the return on the federal investment in the field with the goal of improving the ability of Americans with disabilities to live and function as independently as possible. The coalition plays a leadership role in increasing and leveraging federal resources devoted to medical rehabilitation, disability, and independent living research.
Recent Advocacy Efforts
- April 12 – Letter to NIH: Comments on Diversity and Inclusion Request for Information.
- March 15 – Letter to NINDS: Comments on Draft NINDS Strategic Plan for 2021-2026.
- February 19 – Letter to COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force: Summary Recommendations to Combat COVID-19 Disparities with a Comprehensive Research Agenda on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation.
- November 23 – Letter to Biden-Harris Transition Team: Summary Recommendations to Develop and Implement a Comprehensive Research Agenda on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation During the Biden Administration.
- November 19 – Letter to Congressional Appropriators: Request for FY 2021 Funding Increase to NIDILRR; Report Language on Research Priorities for Federal Research Agencies.
- November 16 – Letter to NIH: Comments on Proposed NIH Rehabilitation Research Plan Objectives.